Books

Green Building Products: The GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials, by Alex Wilson (Editor), Mark Piepkorn (Editor)
Green Remodeling: Changing the World One Room at a Time by David Johnston and Kim Master
Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House: Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature by Carol Venolia and Kelly Lerner
Unbuilding: Salvaging the Architectural Treasures of Unwanted Houses by Bob Falk and Brad Gray

Web Sites

Building Materials Recycling Association (BMRA), www.buildingreuse.org
Build It Green, www.builditgreen.org--A professional non-profit membership organization in California whose mission is to promote healthy, energy and resource-efficient buildings
EarthCraft House, www.earthcrafthouse.com--A green-building program that serves as a blueprint for healthy, comfortable homes that reduce utility bills and protect the environment. EarthCraft House is a partnership between the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Southface, government, and industry partners.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), www.epa.gov/greenbuilding
Forest Stewardship Council-United States (FSC-US), www.fscus.org--Forest conservation and lumber certification
Global Green USA, www.globalgreen.org--The U.S. affiliate of Green Cross International
Green Building Blocks, www.GreenBuildingBlocks.com--Green-building directory for builders, designers, contractors, and architects
Green Home Guide, www.GreenHomeGuide.com--Guide to green building and buying practices
Habitat for Humanity, www.habitat.org--Habitat ReStores are retail outlets where quality used and surplus building materials are sold at a fraction of normal prices. Proceeds from ReStores help local affiliates fund the construction of Habitat houses within the community.
National Association of Home Builders Nation Green Building Conference, www.nahb.org/greenbuildingconference--Held this year in St. Louis, March 25-27
Stopwaste.org, www.stopwaste.org--Providing information and resources about green-building practices
The Whole Building Design Guide, www.wbdg.org
U.S. Green Building Council, www.usgbc.org